Funeral Services for Ruth L. Anson age 83 of Neligh, NE will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 6, 2017 at United Methodist Church in Neligh, NE with Pastor Bruce Phillips, Officiating. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh, NE. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery. Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh is handling the arrangements. Ruth passed away Sunday, January 1, 2017 at her home. Condolences may be directed to the family at
Ruth Lucille Anson was born on December 7, 1933, to Eugene and Mary (Rowlett) Dietz at Madison, NE. She attended country school, Neligh High School and received her G.E.D through Northeast Community College. On November 18, 1951 she was united in marriage to Arvin Anson in Plainview, NE. Ruth enjoyed life on the farm, milking cows, raising and dressing chickens. She also liked gardening, baking bread, reading, quilting, spending time with grandchildren. For a time, she worked at the Neligh Nursing Home. She was a member of United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and various church groups within the church in Neligh.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years. Children; Terry (Sharon) Anson of Florida, Marvin (Nancy) Anson of Stanton, NE; Diane (Kevin) Blair of Brunswick, NE; daughter-in-law Kathleen Anson of Orchard, NE. 10 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. Her sisters, Dorothy Homewood of Billings, MT and Alice Hasse of Norfolk, NE. Brother-in-law, Neville Anson of Omaha and sister-in-law, Alice Mahood of Grand Island, NE.
She is preceded in death by her parents and son, Timothy Anson. 1 great grand-daughter, Krista Anson. Two brothers and one sister.